Massachusetts Daily Collegian

New alcoholic drink driving UMass students “Loko”

By Kaya Swainson

November 4, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink, Health&Wellness

It took just one can. Only 23.5 ounces caused Joshua Hussey to blackout after his first experience with Four Loko. “I don’t know what happened for four hours.  I wasn’t with anyone. I was on the streets alone – blackout drunk,” said Hussey about his first experience...

Being a Yankee in Red Sox Nation

By Kaya Swainson

March 1, 2010

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Being a New York Yankees fan at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a lot like a soldier being behind enemy lines. Everywhere you go people are always out to get you. One of my first campus experiences in this respect...

Point counterpoint: In a tent for justice

By Kaya Swainson

February 25, 2010

Filed under Columns

Just last week a friend of mine turned to me in class and whipped out her phone to show me a picture. The little still on the screen of her Blackberry showed a tent where she told me a University of Massachusetts student was sleeping....